Tose Proeski performed Macedonia's entry in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2004 and was named by the BBC as the Elvis of the Balkans.
The Macedonian naming dispute: How Greece and Macedonia battle over the name Macedonia. And over the nationality of Alexander the Great.
A year ago (April 2008) I travelled to then 2-month-old Kosovo to get a first impression of the fledgling nation. The future seems hopeful.
The folks at TripAdvisor have listed their 2008 mapmakers: Dubai, Le Val, Beijing, Johannesburg, Las Vegas, Chicago, Wasilla - and Oslo.
Ryanair is presently installing a system allowing passengers to use mobile phones on board. I ask a flight attendant about this new offer.
8 places I'd rather be right now: Spitsbergen, Australia, Devonport (New Zealand), Singapore, Buenos Aires, Paris, Cape Town and Namibia.
In 2008, I spent as much on fixing up my bath as it would cost to go to Antarctica for all three of us - including visiting South Georgia and the Falklands – and even a bit of Patagonian exploration on the side. Is owning [...]